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Yaxing Yao

Yaxing Yao

PhD Candidate

337 Hinds Hall


Yaxing Yao is a first year PhD student in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, advised by Prof. Yang Wang. Yaxing’s researches focus on privacy issues in Internet of Things, particularly in wearable devices, as well as big data, social media and crowdsourcing systems. His previous research projects involve identifying privacy issues in phone applications, drones and wearable devices, as well as social media in law enforcement agencies.  Prior to the PhD program, He worked as a software engineer in Taggle Inc. in Seattle, WA for a year. He earned his Bachelor in Business Administration from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2012, and Master of Science in Information Management from University of Washington in 2014. 


Teaching History - 2019-2020
Semester Course Section Title
Spring 2020 IST349 M001 Human Comp. Interaction
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